որքիւն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

որքիւն (orkʿiwn) (singular genitive որքեան, plural որքիւնք)

  1. (pathology) herpes

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Usage notes[edit]

As shown by Ačaṙyan, the singular nominative form *որքին (*orkʿin) supposed by Old Armenian dictionaries is a wrong back-formation from որքինոտ (orkʿinot), a misspelling of *որքիւնոտ (*orkʿiwnot).

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References[edit]

  • որքիւն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • որքին in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • որքիւն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy